World, meet Ms. Sloth Kong.

June 12, 2015
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This week, the Costa Rican women’s national football team, also known as “La Sele,” earned its first-ever point in a FIFA World Cup, during a 1-1 tie with Spain. As far as we know, officially it is also the first sighting of Ms. Sloth Kong, pictured here. In their next match, Las Ticas take on South Korea tomorrow at 5 p.m., Costa Rica time. ¡Vamos, Sele!

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